Online stories - Daft Discovery

Bushes“Well, you were nearly always taller than five bushes stacked together but sometimes you weren't.”

“I noticed that too!” agreed Captain Rectang. “One time you were the same height as three bushes, although mostly you were a bit smaller.”

“Let's have a closer look at these bushes,” said Captain Iscocel.

When the two captains looked closely at the bushes they noticed that they were all slightly different heights.

“I know”, said Captain Rectang, “we need to use something to measure ourselves with that will always be the same length”.

“I agree,” nodded Captain Iscocel, “I know - why don't we use this branch?”